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Canceled meeting irks business leaders

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Local business leaders are concerned that a canceled Bernalillo County Commission meeting may cost them one of their final opportunities to weigh in on a controversial paid sick leave proposal.

On Monday, the commission canceled a public meeting scheduled for this evening.

In a text message to the Journal, Maggie Hart Stebbins, Bernalillo County Commission chairwoman, wrote that the cancellation was due to a shortage of agenda items and the absence of county manager Julie Morgas Baca.

Still, leaders of local chambers of commerce and other business associations were frustrated by the cancellation, saying they and their members planned to speak about the bill during the public comment period before it goes to a vote on June 25.

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